Weekly Feature



March 9, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Tonawanda to host U.S. Synchronized Swimming Championships

The Town of Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center will host the 35th annual U.S. More...

Editorial

UB 2020 revisions should get nod from state

Bee Editorial

I t makes us optimistic about the future of education to note that our elected officials are driven to see the University at Buffalo’s 2020 plan come to fruition.  The State Senate recently passed the bill by a vote of 55-1, and the Assemb More...

Spindle items

DARLENE DONOHUE

NOT FAMILIAR AROUND THESE PARTS —It’s not often you hear someone in this area talk about bluegrass music.  But it has made its way into Kenmore East High  School.  Joe Allen, a science teacher who was exposed to bluegrass w More...

Out of the Past

Government fun

Kenmore’s Diamond Jubilee in 1974, celebrating the 75th anniversary of its 1899 founding, included beard-growing contests, a bicycle race, a parade and a June meeting of the Village Board in period costume. More...

Obituaries

Death Notices

Burdick, Louise J., of the Town of Tonawanda, died Saturday, March 5, 2011. More...

Sports

Bulldogs’ run stopped in semifinals

Boys Basketball

Jay Robbins knew last summer when he took a look at his team that they had a chance to be pretty good this season. More...

St. Joe’s season ends at hands of arch-rivals

St. Joe’s head coach Mark Simon said after Wednesday’s Manhattan Cup final at Canisius College that his team’s entire season should not be judged by one game. More...

Marauders cap off championship season

Boys Hockey

What a way to cap an amazing few weeks for the St. Joe’s Marauders. St. Joe’s played for the third straight Sunday this past week and once again scored a memorable victory. St. More...

What's Going On

What's Going On

St. Paul’s Parish Center offering fish fry   Fish fry meals will be provided at St. Paul’s Parish Center, 33 Victoria Blvd., Kenmore, from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, March 11.  ‘Soup with the Saints’ planned at St. More...

Business

Kenmore Chevy dealer tops nation’s sales

Vehicle sales at a Village of Kenmore dealership continue to soar.  For the fourth straight year, Duane Paddock’s dealership on Delaware Avenue in Kenmore led the nation among Chevy dealers for the number of retail cars and trucks sold in More...

WNY Chamber Alliance hosts legislative forum

The WNY Chamber Alliance will host a legislative forum from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. More...

Wilson Farms customers help ‘Check Out Hunger’

Following a monthlong campaign to “Check Out Hunger,” Wilson Farms has announced a total of $17,775 raised to help the Food Banks of Western and Central New York.  More...

Martin, former member of the Buffalo Sabres, dies in auto accident

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Town police investigating early morning drive-by shooting

Town of Tonawanda police are asking for information regarding a drive-by shooting that occurred early this morning. More...

Sewer project meeting slated

Ken Maving, the town’s director of Water Resources, and other officials will provide residents with an update next week regarding the community’s largest project to date.  Construction for the Parker-Fries Interceptor Project, now in More...

Local News

Tonawanda man makes ‘cool music’

Matt Surowiec had been performing music in clubs and coffeehouses for years before discovering in 2007 that he was becoming a parent.  Surowiec is still making some adult music, but now he bills himself as Matt James – Cool Music for Kids, More...

Senate approves UB 2020 bill, moves it to Assembly

After two years of failing to act on UB 2020 legislation, the New York State Senate on March 2 passed a measure — by a near unanimous decision — to support the University at Buffalo’s strategic plan to encourage economic growth.&nbs More...

Financial support from alumni is on the rise for St. John the Baptist School

There seems to be an increasing number of St. John the Baptist graduates reaching out to help the Village of Kenmore Catholic school, according to Michelle Salemi, director of advancement.  Recently, a 1977 graduate of St. More...

Police Blotter

Unruly teen doesn’t want to get up for school

Town of Tonawanda  Saturday, Feb. 27   A man was arrested Saturday morning on a town warrant for aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle after Kenmore police arrested him for driving while intoxicated.  Monday, Feb. 28   More...

Education

On the Campus

Matthew Schuler, Michael Scrivano, Garrett Szydlowski and Jessica Tramont, all of Tonawanda, were awarded dean’s list status for the fall 2010 semester at Canisius College.   More...

On the Campus

Valerie Fleischauer of Buffalo was named to the dean’s list at Buffalo State College for the fall 2010 semester. She is the daughter of Wendy Hicks and Clark Fleischauer.   More...

Lifestyles

Kenmore West travels ‘INTO THE WOODS’

A cow as white as milk. A cape as red as blood. Hair as yellow as corn, and a slipper as pure as gold.  These are the requests made by the Witch to the Baker and his wife in order for her to grant their wish of being able to bear a child.  More...

You can bet on "Guys and Dolls"

Ken-Ton residents cast in leading roles

he stakes are high. The gamblers are ready. And you can bet that love is in the air. This year, Canisius High School will present “Guys and Dolls” as its spring musical, performing the music and lyrics of Frank Loesser. More...

Senior News

Town of Tonawanda Senior Center  The Town of Tonawanda Senior Center, 291 Ensminger Road, announced that the following events will take place at the center:  Thursday, March 10   More...

Entertainment

Theater

fri. 11 . Jekyll and Hyde the Musical — The production, directed by Kim Petersdorf, will star Scott Mackmin as Jekyll/Hyde, along with Jessica Dows, Ashley Alaimo and Joe Fratello. Performances: 7:30 p.m. More...

Art

thurs. 10 . Art Lab — Emerging Leaders in the Arts Buffalo (ELAB) present a monthly artists show and tell event featuring Richard Tomasello. Open to all art and artists, 7-10 p.m. More...

Dance

thurs. 10 . Taylor 2 Dance Company — 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 10 at UB’s Center for the Arts, UB North Campus, Amherst; $. 645-2787, www.ubcfa.org . Swing Dance Thursdays — Take lessons, 6:30 p.m.  More...